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Disabled French girl mutilated by rats in attack at home

Speaking to La Voix du Nord, the father said that his daughter had spent the night in her special bed on the ground floor, as usual. "There was blood everywhere". The test results were negative for rabies. The girl's father has filed a complaint against the landlord of the house and against the city, saying that he had repeatedly asked them to remove a pile of rubbish bins left in a nearby auto park, the police source said.

Youth Marijuana Use Continues To Decline — Federal Survey

February 2017 data from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment reported that the rate of marijuana use among adolescents "has not changed since legalization either in terms of the number of people using or the frequency of use among users".

13-year-old rape survivor delivers baby

The minor will remain in the hospital for another week. "If the baby can be delayed a little longer, the baby would be approximately 2 kg and with the 2 kg the baby would have a better prognosis", said Dr Ashok Anand, Head of Dept, Gynecology, JJ Hospital .

Be their lifeline, stand up for mental health

National Suicide Prevention Week (NSPW) will be recognized in the USA from September 10-16, 2017. The Warrens, who in 2013 lost their 27-year-old son , Matthew, to suicide, have become major mental health advocates in the church, organizing conferences on the issue and calling for more Christian engagement.

Drinks industry downplaying cancer risk 'like tobacco giants did'

Researchers analysed information relating to cancer on the websites and documents of 28 alcohol industry organisations between September and December previous year, finding that most showed some sort of distortion or misrepresentation of evidence.

First Indication of West Nile virus in Shasta County

Brunswick County says the mosquitoes were collected in central Brunswick County on August 28. Now, a second horse has tested positive for the virus and the first local positive mosquito pool was identified. Health authorities recommend that people protect themselves against West Nile by wearing light-coloured clothing, minimizing the amount of skin exposed to mosquitoes, and using mosquito repellents that contain DEET or icaridin.

Thousands of nursing staff to protest outside parliament over pay

This year, the Nursing and Midwifery Council revealed that more midwives and nurses were leaving the profession in the United Kingdom than joining for the first time on record, with the number departing having risen by 51% in just four years.

Fentanyl detected in 4 out of 5 illicit drug deaths in BC

From January through July, 706 of the 867 suspected illicit drug deaths had fentanyl detected, showing a 143 per cent increase over the same period in 2016. Chief coroner Lisa Lapointe says drug users are at high risk of overdosing when they use alone and aren't able to get help, which has been the case in most of the fatalities.

Greystone Managed Investments Inc. Sells 2148 Shares of Medtronic PLC (MDT)

A number of analysts have recently commented on the company. About 113 shares traded. It has underperformed by 32.78% the S&P500. Medtronic plc. Ordinary Shares (NYSE: MDT ) has risen 4.04% since September 6, 2016 and is uptrending. Ordinary Shares (NYSE:MDT). Next Financial Grp Inc holds 12,277 shares. It also upped Ishares Tr Msci Eafe Etf (EFA) stake by 36,699 shares and now owns 204,889 shares.

Dera Sacha Sauda violence in Delhi pre-planned

Chamkaur, a resident of Dhakoli in Maholi, is reportedly absconding with his family after a sedition case was registered against him based on an SC direction on August 28. According to police, as quoted by reports, it is likely that more details will emerge after the arrest of Chamkaur. "Our teams are conducting raids at his possible hideouts".

Bank of America Corp DE Trims Position in Frank's International NV (FI)

Lastly, BlueCrest Capital Management bought a fresh position in stocks of Frank's worldwide N.V. through out the 1st valued at roughly $116,000. hedge fund investors and investment firms has an ownership of 30.38% of the firms stock. The ex-dividend date is Tue, Aug 29th. this indicates a $0.30 dividend on a yearly basis and a payout of 4.56%. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday the 29th of August 2017.

CDC awards states money to combat opioid abuse

The preliminary data released Wednesday appear to show an increase in the deaths. A new report from the Arizona Department of Health Services detailed 12 recommendations that will "serve as a catalyst to reducing deaths from opioids in Arizona", the report said .

14-month-old toddler's organs save two, 3-year-old gets heart

The hospital contacted Donate Life , a Surat-based NGO, to convince the parents to donate their son's organs. "Doctors told us that he had a brain haemorrhage and multiple fractures in the skull". Besides, a 45-year-old woman from Karjat in neighbouring Raigad district was yesterday declared brain dead at the J J Hospital in Mumbai, after she fell unconscious due to shortage of blood supply to her brain.

No Underdogs: Rohr says Zambia can not be underrated

The country's football team revived hopes of making the finals of the World Cup in Russian Federation next year on Tuesday night as they secured a second win over Algeria in Hamlaoui Stadium in Constantine province, east of Algiers in the Group B qualifiers, reports Xinhua news agency.

Grooming gang which preyed on girls 'was not racially or religiously motivated'

She said: "This is extremely serious offending against vulnerable members of society and that is the basis on which I intend to sentence". Jahanger Zaman, a 45-year-old heroin dealer, was jailed for 29 years for raping a vulnerable girl, conspiracy to incite prostitution and a string of drugs offences.

Boy's Heart Stops After Taking Bite Of Hot Dog

The doctors from Istanbul tested the boy with the usual heartbeats, saying that the boy has an extremely rare heart condition, called as Brugada syndrome which causes a sudden death. When patients with Brugada syndrome eat large bites of food - which is known to stimulate the vagus nerve - changes in EKG patterns also occur, and this may lead to sudden cardiac arrest, according to Ozyilmaz and his co-authors.

New diagnostic tool finds first signs of Parkinson's

Researchers utilized a popular scratch and sniff test called the Brief Smell Identification Test (BSIT). "It's important to note that not everyone with low scores on the smell test will develop Parkinson's disease", Chen said. "One of the key differences in our study was we followed older white and black participants for an average of about 10 years, much longer than any other previous study", Chen said.

Ranchi-Delhi Rajdhani express derails in Delhi

Five people were injured after a passenger train derailed in India's financial capital Mumbai on August 25. "We received information about the incident at about 11:24AM". Neeraj Sharma, the Northern Railways spokesperson said in a statement, "The engine and power auto are affected". "It is too early to reach at any conclusion.

Tall people at increased risk of blood clots

In the United States, blood clots are thought to kill about 60,000 to 100,000 people annually, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Image credit: David Wolfe " It could just be that because taller individuals have longer leg veins there is more surface area where problems can occur", Zöller, the leader of the study, said.

This new 'pen' may be able to identify cancer in 10 seconds

Each sample can take 30 minutes or more to prepare and interpret by a pathologist, which increases the risk to the patient of infection and negative effects of anesthesia. They would simply hold the pen against the patient's tissue, triggering the automated analysis using a foot pedal, and waiting a few seconds for a result.

Woman jumps from hospital window after being denied C-section

According to a statement from the hospital that has since gone viral, when examined by doctors, Ma was told by doctors that "the large fetal head circumference meant that vaginal delivery would have been very risky". Caesarean procedures carry a slightly higher risk than natural births, and can cause a ruptured uterus, or a low-lying placenta, both of which risk causing complications for future pregnancies.

Big 12/SEC Challenge announces times, TV for 2018 slate

Baylor at Florida (ESPN), 11 a.m. A decision on which game will be selected will come at a later date. The all-day affair will get started with a pair of noon ET matchups, both hosted by SEC schools: Baylor at Florida and Texas Tech at SC.

Suu Kyi under worldwide pressure as Rohingya flee

With villages still in flames in Rakhine State , the exodus that began last month is expected to continue, rights groups and United Nations officials said. Nearly 125,000 Rohingyas have been forced to flee clashes between Rohingya insurgents and the army in Myanmar's northwestern state of Rakhine. Mohammed Abdiker, Director of the IOM on September 5 said more people may flee from Rakhine into Bangladesh before the situation becomes stable.

When Viruses are the Cure: Zika Treats Brain Cancer

To test their theory, researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine and the University of California San Diego School of Medicine injected either Zika virus or a saltwater placebo into the brain tumors of mice. The abundance of neuroprogenitor stem cells in a human fetus partly explains why Zika virus can be so damaging to a fetal brain, while adults, who don't have many neuroprogenitor cells, typically only experience mild symptoms ― like fever and joint pain ― when they're ...

Stroke Deaths Are Rising In Some Parts of America

Rates actually increased by 2.5 percent annually between 2013 and 2015, though the change wasn't statistically significant, the CDC reports. As a leading cause of death nationwide, many Americans have personally been impacted by stroke - which is sometimes called a brain attack and occurs when a clot blocks blood flow to the brain or when a blood vessel bursts in the brain.

Ryan Murphy's Nurse Ratched Origin Story Lands at Netflix

Milos Forman directed. The film received widespread acclaim, winning five Academy Awards, including Best Actress for Fletcher, Best Actor for Nicholson, as well as Best Picture. Paulson will produce alongside Saul Zaentz Co.'s Paul Zaentz, which owns the rights to the Oscar-winning Cuckoo's Nest . The series will center on Nurse Ratched herself, played by Paulson.

Graham wants Congress to save 'Dreamers' after DACA

Trump had tweeted earlier that he was looking forward to working with Republicans and Democrats in Congress "to address immigration reform in a way that puts hardworking citizens of our country 1st". citizenship or permanent residents. "I feel optimistic there is bi-partisan outrage. when our government makes a promise to help some 800,000 people in our country they keep that promise".

Crystal Palace legend Salako: De Boer must be arrogant

Burnley boss Sean Dyche is next up in the betting, followed by Wales manager Chris Coleman, and then former Palace gaffer Sam Allarydce - who only left the club in May. De Boer changed to 4-3-3 formation at half-time during the 2-0 defeat to Swansea before the worldwide break and Palace did improve after the break.

Many high schools moving football games due to Irma

Emergency shelters are now being prepared in Flagler County, but are not expected to open until Saturday morning at the earliest, according to the release. Shelters are expected to be announced Thursday morning and will most likely open Friday. In addition, all after-school activities originally scheduled for Friday and Monday, as well as all weekend activities, have been canceled.

Hepatitis A contaminated fruit product list expands

The affected products include Western Family brand fruit salad 198g and Western Family citrus salad 226g with a best-before date of August 19. Hepatitis A is an infection caused by a virus that affects the liver, according to AHS. People can be infectious one to two weeks before symptoms occur. The health authority said that a hepatitis A vaccine can prevent hepatitis A infection if administered within 14 days after exposure.

Nigeria economy is worth investing in - Atiku

She reportedly stated: " Atiku is my godfather even before I joined politics ". It also remains unknown if President Buhari will contest again in 2019, but the body movements from his camp and party, All Progressives Congress (APC), show that he might likely contest again.

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Celebrities Mobilise Support For Benue Flood Victims

President Muhammadu Buhari, following the flooding, directed NEMA to immediately commence the mobilization and deployment of resources to support the victims. Since then a NEMA Team has been on the ground assessing the situation and providing relief materials (food and non-food) items to affected persons. He also promised that the Tuface Foundation would continue to support the affected persons so long as they were in the camps.

Jordan condemns crimes against Muslims in Myanmar

According to Stylianides, many Rohingya civilians are suffering greatly and are now fleeing the violence across the border into Bangladesh . The prime minister's visit to Myanmar comes amid a spike in ethnic violence with Rohingya Muslims in the Rakhine state.

NCI Scientists, Planned Parenthood To Receive Prestigious Lasker Awards

The awards comes just months after Planned Parenthood was in headlines for refusing to put a halt on abortions - something President Donald Trump had urged the organization to do in March if they wanted to continue receiving funding, according to The Washington Times .